Drop In, Log In, Learn: Free one-on-one tech tutorials for adult beginners Sundays, May 12 and 26, 1: 152: 15 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Tech-savvy teens will help with questions about computers, mobile phones, PDAs and other high-tech devices. Info: nvcl.ca.
Author Talk: Annie Paquette will talk about her book Left, Right, then Center: A story From the Middle, an insightful and humorous spiritual memoir Wednesday, May 8, 7-8: 30 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-9870286, ext. 8144.
Effective Job Search Strategies for Newcomers: North Vancouver City Library is offering a free workshop for internationally trained new Canadians Wednesday, March 20, 1: 30-3: 30 p.m. at 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: nvcl.ca.
St. Patrick's Day: To celebrate, the Eire Born Irish Dance Society will perform Sunday, March 17, 1: 302: 30 p.m. at Lonsdale Quay Market, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. From noon to 3 p.m. there will be kids' face-painting, balloon twisting and lucky leprechauns will be handing out chocolate gold coins. There will also be a special preview performance of the Vancouver International Dance Festival at 3 p.m. with Kokoro Dance. For more information please visit lonsdalequay.com.
Now that we've hit the two-week mark in December, it's time to break out those sweaters, dust off those decorations and get into the Christmas spirit.
ELAINE Graham was raised in the slums of London, far from the multi-hued green of nature.
Drop-in Book Club: The club will meet Wednesdays, every six weeks through June from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Books will be distributed at the end of each meeting for the following month's discussion. Dates and books to be discussed: May 16, Just Kids and June 27, The Imperfectionists. For more information visit the website at www.nvcl. ca or firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Favourite Things Photo Contest: North Vancouver Museum and Archives will hold a social media "show and tell" until May 15 in conjunction with their latest exhibit "Made in B.C. - Homegrown Design." Submit images of your favourite things and explain why you love them via Facebook, Twitter or email. Info: www.northvanmuseum.ca.
- A Journey Through Time, organized by the West Vancouver Historical Society, March 21-April 28, at the West Vancouver Museum. Opening reception, Tuesday, March 20, 7-9 p.m. Info: westvancouvermuseum.ca.
Spring Skate: Come for a free skate on a synthetic outdoor ice rink until March 18, noon-6 p.m. at Park Royal, south mall, in the upper level parking area just behind Osaka Supermarket. Skate rentals and sharpening available by donation. There will also be various special activities. Visit www.shopparkroyal.com/ campaigns/spring-skate for details.
Spirituality of Wine: A social gathering, bible study and wine appreciation class March 11 and April 15, 7 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Fee: $25 per session. Registration: 604-987-2114 or email@example.com.
THE story behind the District of West Vancouver is a fascinating tale of a community's evolution.
The West Vancouver Historical Society will hold their fall general meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. at the Wet Vancouver Seniors' Centre, 695 21st St. Brent Leigh, West Vancouver deputy chief administrative officer will be the guest speaker on the topic of embracing heritage assets.
DOES it help to be a bit of a detective when gathering images for a book on community history?
"THIS is the book I'm most proud of," says author Francis Mansbridge.